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engineering US English

The branch of science and technology concerned with the design, building, and use of engines, machines, and structures

engineer US English

Design and build (a machine or structure)

badge engineering US English

The practice of marketing a motor vehicle under two or more brand names

engineering brick US English

A brick made of semi-vitreous material, which is strong and impervious to water or frost

human engineering US English

The management of industrial labor, especially with regard to relationships between people and machines; ergonomics

social engineering US English

The application of sociological principles to specific social problems

value engineering US English

The modification of designs and systems according to value analysis

chemical engineering US English

The branch of engineering concerned with the design and operation of industrial chemical plants

engineering science US English

The parts of science concerned with the physical and mathematical basis of engineering and machine technology

genetic engineering US English

The deliberate modification of the characteristics of an organism by manipulating its genetic material

language engineering US English

The field of computing that uses tools such as machine-readable dictionaries and sentence parsers in order to process natural languages for applications such as speech synthesis and machine translation

mechanical engineering US English

The branch of engineering dealing with the design, construction, and use of machines

process engineering US English

The branch of engineering that is concerned with industrial processes, especially continuous ones such as the production of petrochemicals

protein engineering US English

The manipulation of the structures of proteins so as to produce desired properties, or the synthesis of proteins with particular structures

reverse engineering US English

The reproduction of another manufacturer’s product following detailed examination of its construction or composition

structural engineering US English

The branch of civil engineering that deals with large modern buildings and similar structures

business process re-engineering US English

The process or activity of restructuring a company’s organization and methods, especially to exploit the capabilities of computers

bioengineering US English

another term for genetic engineering.

geoengineering US English

The deliberate large-scale manipulation of an environmental process that affects the earth’s climate, in an attempt to counteract the effects of global warming

re-engineer US English

Redesign (a device or machine)

re-engineering in re-engineer US English

Restructure (a company or part of its operations)

engineering sciences in engineering science US English

The parts of science concerned with the physical and mathematical basis of engineering and machine technology